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Jan 29, 2015 8:55 am

White Comments On Jon Jones’ Brief Stint In Rehab

  “Everybody was talking about, ‘Oh, he really didn’t go to rehab.’ He went for a 24-hour evaluation into rehab. They evaluated him for 24 hours. When the 24 hours was up they said, ‘You are not an addict.’ OK? But my thing was if you’re doing that four weeks before the biggest fight of...

Jan 29, 2015 8:48 am

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson Targeted For UFC 187

According to Dana White, UFC officials are looking at a potential May date for the upcoming Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson light-heavyweight title fight. UFC officials have yet to announce an official date for the bout, however White, who was recently on a guest on the Jim Rome show, stated that the promotion was looking...

Jan 29, 2015 8:42 am

WE ROLLIN! Nick Diaz In Vegas, And On Weight

“Babysitter to the stars” Burt Watson has Nick Diaz in tow following an alarming stint of absence during this week’s UFC 183 fight week. Watson says Diaz is all-clear, and ready for this main event against Anderson Silva this weekend. Check it: Diaz in the House Baby…..weight looks good and he's ready #ufc183 @nickdiaz209 pic.twitter.com/7f0J6yevKd...

Jan 29, 2015 4:20 am

Diaz Has Wanted To Fight Silva Since “Rumble On The Rock”

“I’ve been in this sport a long time. My friend Jake Shields fought in Rumble on The Rock. He, Carlos Condit, Yushin Okami, Anderson Silva and other fighters. In the same period I was fighting in the UFC and in Japan. I think that we all were fighting at the 175-pound limit and I wanted...

Jan 29, 2015 4:19 am

Anderson Silva Denies He Was KO’d In Training

Prior to fight week, rumors that Anderson Silva had been knocked out in training started to circulate, and it caused concern. However, the former UFC middleweight champion defused those reports during wednesday’s pre-fight media scrum. MMAfighting.com‘s Marc Ramoindi breaks it down: “Yeah,” Silva said. “Khalil [Rountree] gave me a kick in the face. Boom.” When...

Jan 29, 2015 4:10 am

Gina Carano Back In Training?

It would appear as if former MMA mega-star Gina Carano is back in the gym, but not just any gym. According to this recent post from Zoila Frausto, Carano was back training some Mixed Martial Arts. Check it: #Repost by @jenniferg217 with @repostapp.
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Today's training session @csagym was with these two!! They were awesome and I...

Jan 29, 2015 4:05 am

“Cupcake”: ‘I’m the one to beat Ronda”

“I have a lot of vested interest in that fight and I really have mixed feelings about who I would prefer to win. I think if Zingano beats Rousey, it’s a much faster road to the title for myself so there’s a benefit there for me. The fact that our first fight had a lot...

Jan 28, 2015 8:08 pm

UFC Fight Night Manilla Announced For May

The UFC today announced their inaugural, and much anticipated UFC Fight Night Manila event in partnership with SM Lifestyle Entertainment inc. The first UFC event in Asia of 2015 will take place in Manila on the 16th May 2015 at the city’s destination venue, SM Mall of Asia Arena. Executive Vice President and General Manager,...

Jan 28, 2015 6:15 pm

CONFIRMED! “The 209 Is In The 702”

After a tumultuous day of trying to track down, UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz, UFC President Dana White has now confirmed, with photo evidence, that Nick has made it to Vegas. Check it: The 209 is on the 702!!! #nickdiaz @ufc #UFC183 pic.twitter.com/8p5xd4XEeR — Dana White (@danawhite) January 29, 2015

Jan 28, 2015 2:28 pm

White Breaks His Silence — “Nick Diaz is M.I.A.”

“Nick is being Nick. We don’t know where Nick is. I literally Instagram’ed a picture of him on a milk carton today. He’s M.I.A. First of all, we have a show called UFC Embedded, they showed up there Sunday to start filming him — couldn’t find him. We went through his management team and they...

Jan 28, 2015 1:34 pm

UFC Spokesman: ‘We’re very confident Nick Diaz will show up’

“We had staff that saw him yesterday in the airport and he elected to not get on the flight. His bags did arrive. Again, I can’t speak to why Nick decided not to get on the flight, but we’re moving on as if the fight is happening Saturday. We’re very confident he’s going to be...

Jan 28, 2015 1:18 pm

NO SHOW! Nick Diaz Skips Today’s UFC 183 Open Workouts

As part of this week’s UFC 183 pre-fight obligations, fighters, fans, and media gathered at today’s open workouts , at the MGM Grande Hotel & Casino. Nick Diaz did not show up. Nick Diaz faces Anderson Silva in the UFC 183 main event, this weekend on pay-per-view. UFC officials have been upfront about the fighter’s...

Jan 28, 2015 1:08 pm

ODDS — Jon Jones Opens Up As Massive Favorite Over “Rumble”

The initial betting lines are out for the pending Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson UFC light-heavyweight title fight, and the champ is the decided favorite. As always, we defer to bestfightodds.com for the line. Check it:   Currently a date is not set for the pending title fight.

Jan 28, 2015 1:07 pm

Diego Sanchez Suffers Collarbone Injury, Out 4-6 Weeks

Popular UFC lightweight fighter, Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez suffered a broken collarbone in training, and was forced to go under the knife for repairs. The TUF 1 winner took to twitter with the news: Mma is a rough sport I sustained a broken collar bone Monday during mma training. Surgery was a success praying for a...

Jan 28, 2015 1:06 pm

Calderwood Asks Fans To Help Her Book A Fight

“July is like seven months away. I don’t even want to wait seven weeks. So I spoke to (UFC matchmaker) Sean Shelby, and… I don’t know. I was kinda getting my hopes up and [now] I don’t know if I’m going to get another fight. But all I can do is just keep training and...

Jan 28, 2015 1:01 pm

Six Fighters Released By The UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released six of their contracted fighters following losing streaks of two-straight or more. Igor Pokrajac — Five Fight Losing Streak Rodrigo Damm –Three Fight Losing Streak Tom Niinimaki — Three Fight Losing Streak Mike Rhodes — Three Fight Losing Streak Sean Soriano — Three Fight Losing Streak Alexis Dufresne...

Jan 28, 2015 12:08 pm

Diaz Rep Says Fighter Is On Task

Last night the UFC released footage of Nick Diaz no-showing his scheduled flight to Las Vegas. This morning UFC President Dana White sent out a photo of a Nick Diaz adorned Milk Carton, insinuating that the athlete had indeed gone missing. Now, according to a statement from his agent, this is all just the UFC...

Jan 28, 2015 12:05 pm

Nick Diaz: ‘I Promise to do my best for the 209’

“I’d rather not be portrayed as an evil villain. But if people want to make me out to be that, and it sells tickets, that’s fine. But I do hope people understand that this is just what sells, and not what’s really me. I’m just a mixed-martial artist from Stockton, California. And I’m still here.”...

Jan 28, 2015 11:54 am

“Shogun” Camp Challenges Bisping, “The Count” Accepts!

Earlier in the week the “Shogun” camp went public with an idea involving a catchweight UFC fight at 195 pounds against Michael Bisping. “If I could choose, I’d love to see him fighting Michael Bisping,” “Shogun’s manager told the Brazilian Media (PVT). “I suggested some names to the UFC, and I would like it to...

Jan 28, 2015 11:28 am

Diaz Camp: ‘Anderson Silva Not A Good Kickboxer’

“…It should be a good fight, [Nick Diaz] couldn’t have had better training for it. I brought in Artem Levin for him to work with, Chidi Njokuani and of course myself (Joe Schilling). Chidi was perfect to finish the camp actually, he moves just like Anderson, he’s got a similar style. “But everybody I brought...